KMDI usage in KDevelop4

Dominik Haumann dhdev at
Mon Jul 11 18:07:02 UTC 2005

On Monday 11 July 2005 07:35, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Alexander Dymo wrote (in gmane.comp.kde.devel.kmdi):
> > On Monday 04 July 2005 17:45, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> >> 2. If not, where do I start hacking?
> >
> > Please do not work on that because in KDevelop4 we do not use kmdi
> > anymore in favour of simple ideal mode. It's in the plan to improve
> > that mode. Look for src/ and src/newui for refrerence.
> 1. Is there any list of other planned large scale changes?
> 2. What's the rationale for the change? How much time will it take to
> make "simple ideal" mode work on par with current KMDI?
> 3. Does the new ideal mode works good enough at the moment?
> 4. What's the timeline for switch to that code? KDE4? If that's the case,
> I'll still have to work with KMDI. KDE4 is too late for me.
> (In either case, the specific question I had about KMDI is resolved, so
> no hacking is needed).

...maybe one should say that kate already has a pretty good replacement for 
kmdi. It supports ideal only but you can open mutliple tabs at once on the 
same sidebar. There is no overlaping mode. just FYI :)


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